drag bunt


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drag bunt

n. Baseball
A bunt executed while taking the first steps toward first base.

drag′ bunt`


n.
Baseball. a bunt made by a batter while in motion toward first base, usu. in an attempt to get a hit.
[1930–35, Amer.]
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Swedberg had called for the left-handed-hitting Fitzgerald to a drag bunt on that pitch.
Before Chase's late-inning heroics, the senior catcher laid down a perfect drag bunt and hit his first triple of the season.
Ground balls to the right side, a deep fly ball, a sacrifice bunt, or a drag bunt are all good methods.
With only one arm, he couldn't hit for power, but he compensated somewhat for it by mastering the art of the drag bunt, cheating his body toward first base for a head start as he stretched his bat over the plate.
In the mornings before games, Leidy taught him the mechanics of the hit-and-run, drag bunt, double steal, and squeeze play.
Instead of swinging for the fences by publicly apologizing for 14 years of lying about his gambling, and accepting responsibility for the consequences, Rose is trying to get on base with a cheap drag bunt: "I'm sure that I'm supposed to act all sorry or sad or guilty now that I've accepted that I've done something wrong.
For instance, a batter could get a running jump to first base on a drag bunt; he could move back several feet to keep a catcher at a greater distance from second base during a steal situation; or he might purposely initiate catcher's interference.
Creen was the next batter and he executed a perfect drag bunt for a base hit, putting runners at the corners.
Dylan Price reached base on a drag bunt single in the third inning and scored the Titans' only run on a single by Colin Schauermann.
Allenson, a plodding runner, dropped down a drag bunt and Carney Lansford scored the winning run.
Trailing 1-0 in the fourth, Norman laid down a drag bunt with two on and one out.
Each hitter can be given a certain number of chances to execute any hitting skill desired by the coach, such as a drag bunt, hit and run, hit behind the runner, fake bunt and swing, and normal cuts.